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on "newsmakers," iu arenions like the sei looking for. >> one of the major effects of hurricane sandy was on telecommunications. that is our topic this week on "the communicators. christopher guttman-mccabe, what was overall the effect of sandy on your member organizations? >> if you do not mind, i would like to take a half step back and provide a little perspective on this storm and ultimately the impact it had. if you listen to mayor bloomberg, who said that the damage was unprecedented, that maybe the worst damage the city has ever faced, and the tidal surge, which was 14 feet -- governor christie said that the damage to new jersey was unthinkable. we had massive flooding. if you look at the snow and the shutdown of the stock exchange and flooding in the subway, you get a sense of the massive scale and scope of this storm. yet the networks performed. i have read dozens of stories in the last couple weeks about how for many consumers, their only link to information or to people was through their smartphones. while there was an impact on cell sites, the networks performed very well.
clarity on the impact of superstorm sandy. do you have more clarity now? >> i do have clarity on sandy and frankly it's devastating. particularly on individuals. we had 200 of our stores closed for the first three days of the november period and then many more were closed after that because we didn't have power. we definitely were impacted in a major way at our company. >> reporter: for the current quarter you expect to fall short of wall street forecasts by at least five cents. are you still comfortable with those expectations? >> we try to guide honestly and if we're able to exceed that number that's always good news. but we try to guide where we believe we're going to be so we're confident with our forecasts. >> reporter: terry thank you so much. >> thanks ruben. >> tom: while many wal-mart employees spent black friday working the check-out line, others were manning the picket line. they used the high profile shopping day to protest low wages, work schedules and employee benefits. the protests were organized by a union-backed employee group called "our walmart". demonstrations were
sandy's long gone, but did the storm leave behind more than just a mess? >> it's sort of like nevin. at this point, who knows? >> coughing, bronchitis, asthma, some of the new health worries in sandy's wake. >>> and before you shop online this weekend, listen up. the scammers are ready and waiting for your money. we'll tell you how to avoid their traps. these smartphones come with a bonus $100 walmart gift card? that's right. so it's like i won. sure. oh my gosh i won!!! i won!!! [ male announcer ] get a $100 walmart gift card when you buy any android or windows 8 smartphone. through december 1st. from america's gift headquarters. walmart. who have used androgel 1%, there's big news. presenting androgel 1.62%. both are used to treat men with low testosterone. androgel 1.62% is from the makers of the number one prescribed testosterone replacement therapy. it raises your testosterone levels, and... is concentrated, so you could use less gel. and with androgel 1.62%, you can save on your monthly prescription. [ male announcer ] dosing and application sites between these products differ
local. after the devastation called by superstorm sandy, businesses in the new york area need a holiday spark. and anna kooiman is on long island. great to see you. >> reporter: great to see you as well, rick. today is, i was going to say superstorm sandy-- it's actually small business saturday and it's very important this year, more significant than ever because of superstorm sandy. now, the owner of this gift shop here, rumors in long island say that sandy could not have hit at a worst time. during the last three months of the year she gets 40% of her sales and she's going to have a tough time making that up. customers are more concerned about necessities than presents. >> a lot of our customers, the babylon, west side, they're out of their homes and living with relatives and all over the place and they're trying to meet with fema, meet with insurance people, meet with restorers. they have no time to shop. they're busy trying to put their lives back together again. >> well, from staten island to long island, local businesses are urging customers to give back to their local communitie
more customers after super storm sandy. >> it was easy. here it was empty. it's empty. >> jon: the struggle to bounce back. >> god heard my prayers. >> the baby who came back from the dead. but first we begin with breaking news, a leveling buildings in springfield, massachusetts. fox 25 out of boston. officials say there was a gas leak in the area. witnesses reported windows shattering, brings flies, even a mushroom cloud rising above the epicenter of the explosion. folks say they felt and heard the boom from miles away. abulbasher of in people had significant injuries. we are told several buildings were damaged including a scores gentlemen's club right at the center of the blast. our chief fox report correspondent jonathan hunt is live with the news. we are told, jonathan, there was trouble shortly before the blast. >> yeah, john. about 4:20 eastern, this afternoon, there was, in the words of one local reporter. a real stench of gas in the several blocks surrounding what turned out to be the site of the bomb's blast in downtown springfield, massachusetts. utility workers were
sandy that battered the east coast earlier this month spent this thanksgiving with an extra portion of gratitude, despite the ongoing lack of power and basic services and the threats posed by looters and gangs. >> we visited an ever had in new jersey where many are still picking up the pieces. we discover that along with strong faith in the future, people are under no misapprehensions. they know it will take years to rebuild. >> jim does not give up easily. his neighbors fled when superstore and sandy carroll toward the coast of new jersey. he barricaded himself inside his seaside park home as the hurricane howled outside. >> all of a sudden, the wind picked up like crazy. the wind picked up. the water was here. i heard a loud noise, and the front of my house blown out. >> he was relatively lucky. hundreds of houses nearby were leveled or washed away. little remains of the boardwalk. when night falls, residents have to leave the area. police patrol the town, guarding against looters. three weeks on, some areas are still off-limits because of safety concerns. some people are only now
hubieraabierto su negocio temprano, pero nada es normal desde la llegada de sandy, no para nestor y más comerciantes . >> se fueron, la nevera, todo. >> esta mañana nestor abrió el negocio para mostrar los dañso causados y el mismo panorama en las tiendas de esta cuadra, aquí nada es igual . >> después de las cuatro a cinco de la tarde parece desierto porque no hay luz, en muchos sitios estamos así . >> walter tiene una tienda de zapatos y accesorios deportivos, pero dentro solo hay empleados . >> los mismos dueños no vienen y la gente pues ve la cara de tristeza, eso ayuda a empeorar la situación . >> en negocio de walter perdió 45 por ciento de la mercancia, pero es de los pocos que tenía luz, pesperaba vender en el viernes negro, pero se olvidan de los pequeños comerciantes y con lo de sandy la gente no llega . >> las tiendas grandes nos estasn afectando, ep ahí estamos . >> son tantos los negocios cerrados que las autoridades aumentaron la vigilancia para evitar saques, manuel no se da a basto para la limpieza en la tienda . >> no sé si alcanzan ver lo que tenemos dañ
them just a little bit later. >>> small businesses struggling to recover after superstorm sandy. we'll introduce you to one business owner who is trying her best to stay afloat. [ male announcer ] introducing... a new way to save on your prescriptions. it's the aarp medicarerx saver plus plan from unitedhealthcare. with this plan, you can get copays as low as a dollar through a preferred network pharmacy like walgreens -- where you'll find 8,000 convenient locations. best of all, this plan has the lowest part d premium in the united states -- only $15 a month. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. ♪ you can stay in and like something... ♪ [ car alarm deactivates ] ♪ ...or you can get out there with your family and actually like something. ♪ the lexus december to remember sales event is on, offering some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> good morning, new york city. already a busy day there, columbus circle, folks out and about doing some holiday shopping. maybe just taking in the city. enjoy your
sandy. we are here in long island and the owner said sandy could not have hit at a worse time. she makes 40 percent of the sales and said it will be impossible to make up the sails and is thankful because all of the ventors are letting her delay payment. >> i was in tires actually over that. i was scared. i don't want to lose my credit and good name and repitation. they are sticking by me. >> this business is like your child. >> this is my other home. this is it my other home. >> from staten island to long island ther urging to give back and help neighborhoods devastated by the storm. it is it estimated 100 million people participated in the growing event. and the economic impact and in the 50 billion range and 12 billion in new york city alone and 20 billion. total from lost economic activity and cancelling flights and restaurants not serving meals and casinos not able to take beats. the u.s. small business administration is making loans and struggling after super storm sandy and trying to get their hands above water. and we have been on the ground. and get the family to help them get b
to recover from super storm sandy. stores this manage today reopen are promoting huge sales in small business saturday in hopes of recouping some of their losses. anna kooiman from long island, new york. >> it's small business saturday, but because of superstorm sandy the northeast is reeling economically and has more significant for people like the owners of rumors gift shop. and says that sandy could not hit at a worse time because she counts on 40% of her business in come in the last three months of the year and consumers are more concerned about necessities than gifts. >> and the west side slip area, they're out of their homes, they're living with relatives, living all over the place and they're trying to meet with fema, meet with insurance people, meet with restorers, they have no time to shop. they're busy trying to put their lives back together again. >> from staten island to long island, local businesses are urging customers to give back to their local communities and help neighborhoods ravaged by storm. estimated 100 million people participated in the annual event. and in the 50 bill
call for five boaters. >> and another issue to add to the growing list of concerns for sandy victims. what homeowners saying about the devastation. >> and a live look outside at the golden gate bridge on a saturday morning. we are watching in marin, southbound 101, a few lanes closed because of the accident earlier this morning. we will let you know how that's going as we move along. . >>> good morning to you. wow, what a beautiful shot. mostly clear skies, around the bay area. little bit of patchy fog. another good-looking day in store. >> family, friends and fans, are mourning the death of a legendary tv actor. he is probably best remembered as jr in the long running show dallas. he starred in the classic i dream of jennie. he died in a dallas hospital yesterday of complications a battle with cancer. he was 81 years old. >> an alabama sheriff's department is dealing a tragic loss. officials say one of the deputies was killed and another critically injured during a shoot out in baldwin. the deputies were responding to a family dispute when a man in the home started shooting at th
with us, as always. jonathan miller and chris maier. all right. superstorm sandy is over. now the u.s. has an opportunity to rebuild the infrastructure better than before. i'll tell why you that can protect us from storms like sandy and why it's the best thing to do to protect america from economic storms as well. you're watching "your money." we'll be right back. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use. it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. i heard you guys can ship ground for less than the ups store. that's right. i've learned the only way to get a holiday deal is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. riding the dog like it's a small horse is frowned upon in this establishment! luckily though, ya know, i conceal this bad boy underneath my blanket just so i can get
saturday, part of the country that really needs it. the region hit hard by super storm sandy. we will have a live report. >> gregg: and saying goodbye to a television icon. we look back at a man america loved as good guy and hero for six decades, from "i dream of jeanie" to the reboot of "dallas". we remember larry hagman. >> heather: but first, a fox news alert on our top story, thousands of protesters taking to the streets of egypt. rallying against a sweeping power grab by president morsi, this is a live look at tahrir square and the judges are being called on to walk off the job. the protest against the egyptian president. steve harrigan is streaming live from cairo, egypt. so, steve, how serious a challenge are the judges to morsi and his decree? >> heather, i think this move by the chief justices here in cairo and other judges across o challenge to president morsi, basically they're saying they will not go back to work, no prosecution is going on across much of the country until those decrees issued by the president, giving him power that can't be challenged by the courts, are overtu
far. before thought, it was hurricane sandy. >>> looks like the volume of black friday purchases impressed investors. the dow jones, s&p and nasdaq were all up. >>> a tough day for more than a dozen residents and two injured firefighters. we'll tell you what's being done for all of them today. >> after tonight, you might be sick of the turkey dinner, but i'll tell you why st. mary's is giving thanks over, and over, and over again. >>> a devastating fire in san jose has left 18 people looking for a place to stay, and more than one firefighter was injured. we have new information about the firefighters who got hurt. >> reporter: firefighters and residents all trying to recover tonight. some displaced residents told me they are staying with family and friends. others plan to ask the red cross here in san jose for help. >> reporter: today cleanion is underway. damage is being assessed, and injuries being treated after a fire roared through a san jose town house on thanksgiving night. firefighters rushed to the complex on willow leaf drive around 8:30, after reports of a fast. sprea
sandy and mourn the lives loft from this disaster. of course the giants share a deep history with new york and our prayers go out to everyone on the east coast affected by this disaster and the red cross in those regions they really need our help everybody and we encourage you to donate for the relief fund at red cross .org and the giants players are going to make donations and the giants' organization is going to match the donations by the employers. just think everybody here today and 1 dollar from all of us. that can really help and donate at red cross .org and we thank you for your generosity. it was just two years ago that we captured the championship since moving to san francisco and i think we're happy we didn't have to wait until 52 years. [cheers and applause] we've got another trophy in this great city by the bay. [cheers and applause] so today giants fans once again you are all world champions and together we are giants, so we have a wonderful program planned for you today and i know you're anxious to get this started started and bring the guys out and celebrate your 2012
next they were left in the dark for weeks after super storm sandy hit. why did the long island power authority just bill its customers as if the outages never happened? kids, don't try all of this. at the mall, one teen making a giant splash from the second floor of a shopping center. i would score that at about an 8. with verizon. hurry in this saturday and sunday for great deals. likehe lucid by lg, free. or the galaxy nexus by samsung, free. this weekend, get the best deals on the best devices on the best network. exclusively at verizon. big savings continue this weekend at bass pro shops during our super saturday and super sunday event. with free giveaways to the first 100 customers each day, hourly prize drawings plus you can get back up to $100 in bonus bass bucks with purchase. woman: what do you mean, homeowners insurance doesn't cover floods? [ heart rate increases ] man: a few inches of water caused all this? [ heart rate increases ] woman #2: but i don't even live near the water. what you don't know about flood insurance may shock you -- including the fact that a preferred
recovering from the monster storm named sandy. life is still standing still for people from the jersey shore, north through new york and beyond. just tonight, new jersey governor chris christie announced the preliminary estimate of damage in his state alone? $29 billion before it is all over. one of the landmarks that was ripped apart was seaside in new jersey, where the boardwalk was a summertime attraction for millions. pictures of the roller coaster relocated in the ocean have been shown around the world. and now local officials there are considering for now leaving it right where it sits as a tourist attraction, anything to bring the visitors back. >>> and there is a reason to celebrate for some hardest hit. breezy point in new york, where 111 homes were lost. this couple were busy planning their wedding set for the day when the storm hit last month. their house was flooded. the church where they were supposed to get married was turned into a command post instead. they nearly postponed the whole thing but in the end they decided to go ahead with it, giving their family and friends a much
problems at its factory. monday bull market for weeks incensed superstore sandy slammed into sections. monday--will mark but all of this mess left behind will be hazardous to their host. m on this it could be hazardous-test to their health. >> lurking into the danger is exposure to toxins, mold, dust and in some places sewage. long beach home owner will only enter this wearing a protective suit and mask as he cleared out items that were submerged. >> are you concerned about mold? >> but at this time i do not have made any time for it i've got to get this done so i need to protect myself. >> he does not get time others have been showing up with federal disaster assistance teams. >> you have been through a federal disaster areas. >> besides a psychological treatment they come in complaining of coughs, bronchitis, asthma since this base was set up on november 15th. >> we've been treating 70-80 patients per day. >> per day? >> yes, per day. >> the majority or pulmonary problems? >> yes, and heart problems. >> the commander is stressing that it is not clear, nice dresses is with chronic co
talking about how many days it is going to clean up this mess from sandy. one is living in the secular, real world. one is off in the theological, idealogical, ethereal worth the right likes to get into. joy, you are shaking your head. they haven't decided to go sky-high into ideology or to try to become a more modern party. that's still the same question. >> i think you picked the right person to focus on, marco rubio. there are three rings of the republican party, the evangelical right, the business wing and then the joe the plumber wing, which is, we call the tea party. they all sort of rushed into the void that was created by the economic recession with the business wing deciding they wanted one of their own to be president, mitt romney. with the evangelicals deciding to legislate on morals, on contraception and with the tea party saying we are going to impose small government austerity on the rest of the country. all three collapsed in this election in 2012. they have to decide which is strong enough to survive. my personal theory is that the business wing was always the strongest
of some of the destruction from hurricane sandy. he also celebrated his 70th birthday. other notable anniversaries. 1963 becoming the iconic phrase, four score and seven years, president abraham lincoln delivered the gettysburg address. this photo taken a few hours before his famous speech. >> hundred years later, president john f. kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade. the media coverage of that event will always be questioned. also this week the jew dictionary committee in the house of representatives begin impeachment of built clinton. a month later he was impeached by the house and then acquitted by the is that. a liberal bias in the coverage was clear and present in that one. then we have this. the classic film about inmates taking over eight sigh aluminum. "one flew over the
demolition. >>> new jersey governor chris christie says the damage from superstorm sandy will cost his state at least $29 billion. the figure includes damage to personal property, businesses, and infrastructure and could climb in the weeks ahead. new york city is ending gas rationing that started after sandy. most gas stations in the city are now up and running. >>> iran is accusing the u.s. navy of carrying out illegal and provocative acts in the persian gulf. in letters to the united nations, iran said the navy repeatedly violated its air space. the iranian ambassador claims u.s. jets and drones have flown over the country, disregarding radio warnings. >>> the young pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the taliban may not be going back to pakistan. 15-year-old malala yousufzai, who was shot in the head for speaking out for girls' education, could make britain her permanent home. her father is considering a job at the pakistani consulate. >>> and finally this morning, the white house is getting in the christmas spirit. first lady michelle obama and daughters, malia and sa
fitzgerald on hurricane sandy's destructive path through her home town of staten island. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy productive life. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: demonstrations, clashes with the police, and tear gas in tahrir square-- familiar scenes in egypt nearly two years ago that led to the fall of longtime leader hosni mubark. but today, they were aimed at egypt's new leader. in the coastal city of alexandria, opponents set fire to the offices of president mohammed morsi's political party, the muslim brotherhood. there and elsewhere in egypt today, the president's c
of hurricane sandy z fear not. this story also has a happy ending. paula ferris, abc news, new york. >> you have to have traditional mini. >> yes. you do. >> very good. >> just ahead, little known bay area post office like stepping back through time, how it could be threatened by cuts. >> and coming up at 5:00 package deliveries kicking into high gear this time of the year. ups tells abc 7 news the best way to keep thieves from running off with gifts. >> he was there for me when i wasn't interest for him. >> a family shares fond memories of a brother and son they lost by a senseless >> you may have heard the united states postal service has money problems a deficit forcing closures and cut backs in service. abc 7 news found out, one of the local post offices on that list is a gem, a throw back to mostly to the woman who runs it. >> if you look, you might see yourself in this time lapse. relax if you can. destination is beyond the freeway, past orinda, taking a route throughout the redwoods to replace urban world does not penetrate. a community identify bid its post office. here it is. the o
on the sandy bottom and continuing the life cycle. kl surprised it silver. pretty... amazing. >> they're ordering pinot and watching. >> looks like a fun way to spend the day. >> yes. yes. >> well, weather looking good, too. >> yes. >> great day for looking at salmon or uncorking a bottle. in emeryville looking at clear skies across the bay area, we've had mild weather last couple days today, the day after thanksgiving. we've got more weather coming our way. current temperature readings on the mild side. 60 degrees in san francisco. 62 across the bay. these are the forecastc: features will be sunny, milder tomorrow. gradual cooling begins on sunday but will be pleasant sunday throughout tuesday. we're going to get a drenching before it's over. overnight tonight, clear skies develop and will be chilly up north. lows dropping into upper 40s, mainly 40s for the remainder of the bay area, big ridge of high pressure is dominating our weather now. storm track guiding. 7:00 this evening, we head into saturday, we'll see sunny skies once again and another mild day, milder than today. fog retu
they formed the drew brees foundation committing $1 million to help with super storm sandy relief efforts. that matches the $1 million pledge the nfl and players made to the red cross just after sandy. >>> congressman jesse jackson jr. is resigning after dealing with bipolar disorder and other health problems for nearly a year. he said wednesday he needs to spend time getting better. he's been away from d.c. for most of the year. jackson is also being investigated for possibly trying to get president obama's old senate seat in exchange for fundraising. he has denied doing anything wrong. >>> we know you spend the first part of your saturday and sunday right here on hln but what's are you up to? we want to see what weekends in america look like in your hometown. kimberly captured this sweet moment in colorado springs, colorado. look at the mama and her fawn. she says she's thankful for photo ops like this. deer had been walking through her front yard on a daily basis. do you have a photo you'd like to share? go to hln.com/weekend express. your picture could be featured here. >>> a massive
and apparently sandy isn't either. time lapse view from mount sutro this afternoo afternoon. lovely day out over the bay. mostly clear sky all over the bay area and sunset at 4:53 this afternoon. day lyle light hours getting shorter. state wide lovely sunny mild over most of the state. down right warm down south high of 85 in palm springs and almost 80 in los angeles. here's in the bay area we have mailed weather again with high from mid upper 60's on the coast to low 70's around the bay inland hears accu-weather 7 day forecast. mild weather and dray weather through monday. tuesday clouds thicken cool did you know a bit and rain arrives on wednesday and we have a rainy pattern for wednesday right on into the weekend. >> all right thank you spencer. >> time for sports and jim harbaugh you never know what he is going to say even when he says nothing lick today. it's always enter taping. t to talk about after the game tomorrow night. >> absolutely. >> about harbaugh and crazy things that come out of his mouth. >> gobble gobble. >> that's one of them. we'll get some more in a few minutes
. >>> good news, in new york, the gas rationing program put in place in the days after superstorm sandy, the rationings ends tomorrow. 85% of the gas stags are now running. only 25% were openeded just two weeks ago. new jersey and long island stopped rationing gas last week. >>> jailed russian punk musician is now in solitary confinement according to a statement from her lawyer, she was moved to a single prison cell for her own protection because of conflict with other inmates. she and two other members of the band pussyriot were convicted. the musicians are currently serving two-year prison sentences. >>> it's been 477 days since the u.s. lost its top credit rating. it was a good day for stocks. all three of the major indices rose by more than 1%. >>> our fourth story "outfront," unraveling the petraeus scandal. it just goes on and on. according to a law enforcement firm, federal agents are investigating whether david petraeus instructed members of his staff to share military documents with his biographer turned lover, paula broadwell. broadwell visited petraeus on more than one occasi
and think about the people from sandy, new jersey, and all over are hurting and don't have a place to go home to. >> this is day i traditionally start my christmas day decorations, if you watched last year, i do. last year 85,000 lights on my house and this year i've gone for 100,000 and one of the things i have worked out this year with the park service my house next to the potomac river, a cable strung so the santa and the elves can take off and i also want to say that my electric bill was somewhere in the neighborhood of 4,000, no, $8,000, but that was okay and worthwhile and i love to do it. >> why, was it lipa? >> what, if wasn't lipa wouldn't have gone up. >> you're like clark griswold. >> i thinktator and you're like eddie. >> and what happens when you're in new york and not in maryland, do you keep the lights on. >> yes, i do. >> i have a team that helps me put this together. >> yeah, no kidding. >> and you know, i used to do it myself and-- >> the lights go on automatically when the sun goes down. >> and this is now you know it's a good heart. >> and i read some stories about th
of the damage and losses to new jersey alone caused by superstorm sandy. governor chris christie issued that figure today. how much will be pick upped by the federal government has not yet been determined. >>>philipino oil rig worker died today. shortly after his wife and three children arrived from manila. he is the fourth person to die after an explosion at a oil platform. 10 other people were injured. >> good. it's a good day for giving. >>> the season of giving is in full swing. the bay area wide holiday traditional that kicks off today. >> the bay area has been on a warm streak. is it going to continue? mark tamayo has the warmest day of the weekend and when run returns to the forecast. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com
and losses to new jersey alone caused by superstorm sandy. governor chris christie issued that figure today. how much will be pick upped by the federal government has not yet been determined. >>>philipino oil rig worker died today. shortly after his wife and three children arrived from manila. he is the fourth person to die after an explosion at a oil platform. 10 other people were injured. >> good. it's a good day for giving. >>> the season of giving is in full swing. the bay area wide holiday traditional that kicks off today. >> the bay area has oh, you have a keurig vue brewer? oh, it's great! now i can brew my coffee just the way i love it. how do you do that? well, inside the brewer, there's this train that's powerful enough to carry more coffee and fresh water to make coffee that's stronger and bigger... and even hotter! actually, i just press this button. brew the coffee you love -- stronger, bigger, or hotter -- with the keurig vue. >>> san jose celebrated the start of the christmas holiday season this evening with the lighting of the tree. dozens came out to cesar chavez plaza. th
and even days since november 9th. recovery from superstorm sandy is far from complete. more than 30,000 people are still without power in new york and new jersey. 30,000. and governor chris christie says the storm cause add estimated $29.4 billion in damage in new jersey. >> number four, someone may wake up a multimillionaire tomorrow. the powerball lottery jackpot is now a whopping $325 million. that is the fourth largest jackpot in the game's history. you have to buy a ticket before 10:00 p.m. eastern time tonight to be included in that drawing. >>> and veteran actor larry hagman has died. his family says it was comri can indications from cancer and that he was surrounded by family at the end. tributes have been rolling in from hollywood and beyond as friends and co-stars remember the man some affectionately called the texas tornado. larry hagman was 81. >>> cnn's colleen mcedwards as more on his career and the role that made him a household name. >> larry hagman wore many hats in his career. but his best known for the stetson that he wore on "dallas." despite roles on film and on
. >> which is now. >> some up before halloween here. blown away by hurricane sandy but they put them back up. 3% wait until two weeks before christmas, like hody. >> i wait because i like to feel in the mood. i'm not in the mood to buy christmas presents in july, august or even september. then you have thanksgiving and all the other holidays that you are enjoying. >> we live in -- excuse me, i just spit. why can't we live in the now, in the presents, the present, a present, here and gone before you appreciate it. i think we are always projecting the future, we are missing what's happening right now. and i -- i'm upset that some of the stores opened at 8:00 last night to get a jump on it. you have hardly furnished dinner with your family. and everyone is going out. >> all the sales are there. i guess people are trying to take advantage of what they can get. >> and the heart of the economy is for people i understand it. but do you really need that stuff so much? it seems to me that the retailers need need the sales. but we don't need more stuff. >> i remember very few presents that i was given
. this fish, they say, is days away from laying eggs on the sandy bottom and continuing the life seek he will. >> i was senior riced now big it was and that it wasn't silver. it's pretty amazing actually. >> it is one experience that you can enjoy salmon as a meal. in the dry creek valley they are ordering the pinot and watching. abc7 news. >>> just wanted to mention don't take just any camera and put it on a stick and put it in the water. you have to have one that can handle it, and most can't. check on that before you go dipping your camera. what's going on weather-wise? it's going to be spring before the day is over. it's going to feel like it. >> temperatures in the 70 #* 70s in many locations around the day. we are talking about numbers holding on throughout much. the early part of next week. we will see some changes though. right now you are looking at san francisco lit up from vollmer peak with numbers in the low 50s, upper 30s from the delta. we will pin point those numbers for you and tell you when the rain returns. that's just in a few. >>> also ahead, on your side's michael finne
laying eggs on the sandy bottom and continuing the life cycle. >> i was surprised how big it was and that it wasn't silver. it's pretty amazing actually. >> it is one experience that you can enjoy salmon as a meal. in the dry creek valley they are ordering the pinot and watching. abc7 news. >> drinking wine and counting fish. that wouldn't be a bad way to spend the day. it will be a good day to be outside. >> absolutely. temperatures will be above normal. talking plenty of 70 #* 70s out there. the sun officially up at 7:00 this morning. you can see a little bit of haze out there. we have some ground fog in novato and santa rosa. if you like this, you will like the next couple of days. for the rest of you who want the rain, that's coming back too. we will talk about it. >> she's got it all. also aschedule. mike finney tests those apps >>> if you are out shopping and using your smartphone, be warned. police say thieves are ready to snatch phones right out of your hand. they recommend installing an app that can track your phone if it is stolen, but does the app really work? 7
on the sandy bottom and continuing the life cycle. >> i was surprised how big it was and i was surprised it wasn't silver. it's pretty amazing. >> it's one experience to order some ino and enjoy salmon as a meal. they are ordering the pino and watching. >> terry: i wanted to go up to wine country and let i am look at fish and they let him go. great day for drinking wine and/or counting fish. >> low 70s at our beaches. upper 60s and right now, chilly out in the north bay. flag is blowing but this is north wind. we're looking at some east winds in our east bay valley. hazy and low 50s downtown. we'll talk about warmup and cooldown and rain arrival. >> terry: also ahead, michael finney tests those apps that claim to be able to track your smart phone. and bay area man becomes an and bay area man becomes an artist thanks to the [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i
pledge. chambliss says he cares more about the country than the pledge. >>> and superstorm sandy has cost new jersey more than $29 billion. and the number could easily rise. governor chris christie says the number will only be known after taking into account next summer's tourist season. new york governor cuomo asking for $38 billion, to help with his state's recovery. >>> and after topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. the photos showed kate sun bathing with her husband on vacation at a private home in france. a french newspaper published the photos, the couple is reportedly taking legal action. >>> and was o.j. simpson actually responsible for nicole brown simpson and ronald goldman's murders? new evidence suggests that o.j. simpson was not the killer. >>> but first, were you the one of many who snatched up a good deal on a flat screen tv on this black friday? you might be surprised to find out that your good-bye may have been made in the old good old usa. christine roman shows us one manufacturing company that is bringing back jobs by making tvs. >> reporter: this assembly line i
mom and pop store a boost of business. here in this area, badly needed in the wake of hurricane sandy. joining us more to talk more about that is new york city mayor michael bloomberg. welcome. >> thank you. welcome to small business saturday. >> good to be here. we all know what the city has been through over the past few weeks. you have an announcement regarding some of those businesses that even still can't open. >> number one, small business saturday is the creation of american express. they've done a wonderful thing helping small businesses grow in this city. small businesses account for 98% of all businesses. they employ 50% of the people in this city. 2/3 of them have five employees or less. they really are the job creators for new york city. new york city has gotten back 200% of the jobs lost during the recession. the country has only gotten back 40% and it's really all been in small businesses. small businesses are the ones in your neighborhood that let you really find good values, get somebody that knows what you need, understands your culture, and it's very important, a lot
and washington is because of sandy. we had studio issuescome the sore little patch together for this "in depth" with kenneth davis. your most recent "don't know much about the american presidents" is about the american president and you talk about a couple elections. i went to took about 1800 the election of james k. polk versus henry clay. you compare those talking about how vicious they were. is today's election, the current fund we are red, vicious compared to the ones we just talked about? >> guest: no, it's probably more general and person if you look at some of the things said. for instance, going back further to 1796, the first contested election when john adams in thomas jefferson, that the teacher is 20 years earlier, who had combined to really bring the declaration of independence into being were now fierce political rivals. they had maintained a friendship of sorts as jefferson served as vice president, with the result affiliate presidents and vice presidents elected back then, something that changed soon after. jefferson and adams had begun to form what were the beginnings of the t
jersey when hurricane sandy hit. i'm thankful there is still an american automobile industry, when it was not at all clear just a few years ago that that would be true. i'm thankful that the american automobile industry not only exists, but it is kicking butt. i am thankful for that. i'm thankful that when my pal, xeni jardin got diagnosed with breast cancer this year, xeni decided to go public with it in a way that has led millions of people to look at cancer differently and more critically, in a way that is uncompromisingly unpatronizing and very smart. like everything she does. i'm thankful for xeni. i'm thankful for the reporter name terry camp at the local abc affiliate in flint, michigan. he's the reporter who got vice presidential nominee paul ryan to admit that contrary to what the nra was saying and multi-million dollar ad buys around the country, that actually president obama wasn't changing gun laws to take anyone's guns away. and then paul ryan pulled off his microphone and his handler put that piece of paper up in front of the camera and paul ryan never did another loc
to supply libraries with books. as a matter of fact, right now, in response to hurricane sandy and the devastation there, we have a website up and we are working with partners to purchase replacements for libraries in the new york and new jersey area. >> carol hampton rasco, have you moved into the e-book world at all? >> we have started exploring it, and we do not discourage it. many of the schools and children we serve have not had access to the piece of equipment. so we have been looking at how can we promote that. because in addition to wanting children to have books and get them engaged in reading, we know that the e-book is a great way to do that. i certainly don't want to look back 10 years from now and say, oh, my goodness, we have another digital divide that occurred. we want to make sure that the children we are serving have the opportunity to learn how to use the book and what it is there and what it can mean to them. we are now working on that kind of thing and that will probably be a project that would bring together. >> jane robinson, are you working on e-books? >
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